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Measuring poverty, experiences of people living in poverty, in America
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What Does Poverty Mean in America Today?

What Does Poverty Mean in America Today? | US_poverty+inequality | Scoop.it

After paying tribute to the Right's view of poor as moochers, shifts to corporate welfare, damning the rich as leading the mooching craze in the US!

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claude fischer on recent poverty research « orgtheory.net

claude fischer on recent poverty research « orgtheory.net | US_poverty+inequality | Scoop.it
Boston Review has a new article by sociologist Claude Fischer on the topic of poverty research. He covers a lot of ground in a few pages. For example, I didn't know the following: Critically, understand that the long-term poor ...
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This Week in Poverty: Wage Theft in the City of Millionaires | The Nation

This Week in Poverty: Wage Theft in the City of Millionaires | The Nation | US_poverty+inequality | Scoop.it
RT @alexanderchee: You could call it a recession, or you could call it the ripple effect of widespread wage theft: http://t.co/ELGmDuBB...
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Neglected No More: High-End Electronics for Low-Income Masses ...

Neglected No More: High-End Electronics for Low-Income Masses ... | US_poverty+inequality | Scoop.it
Here's a story that's all too familiar for low-income families. You pay your bills and don't over-leverage your credit. But then the unexpected happens: Someone comes down with a serious illness. First, you've got to deal with ...
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Americans Have Little Understanding of Poverty in U.S., Study Finds | PND | Foundation Center

Americans Have Little Understanding of Poverty in U.S., Study Finds | PND | Foundation Center http://t.co/2m2r8QgD via @sharethis...
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